The Emmy Nominations Are In: Viola, Regina, Tracee & More Score Nods

by Krystal Franklin

July 13, 2017

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The 2017 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning and with the exception of some our favorites like Insecure, Empire and The New Edition Story, the undisputed champions of black television (Regina King, Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, Thandie Newton) continue to reign supreme.

But we’ve GOT to give major props to Chance The Rapper (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the Christmas Song on SNL), Common (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics), Snoop Dogg (Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program) and LL Cool J (Outstanding Structured Reality Program) as the only musicians nominated!

Check out the full list of OUR nominees below.

Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Viola Davis – How To Get Away With Murder

Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us

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Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross – Blackish

Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – Blackish

Donald Glover – Atlanta

Outstanding Comedy Series



Supporting Actor In A Drama

Jeffrey Wright – Westworld

Supporting Actress In A Drama

Uzo Aduba – Orange Is The New Black

Thandie Newton – Westworld

Samira Wiley –  The Handmaids Tale

Supporting Actres In A Comedy

Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actor In A Comedy

Tituss Burgess – The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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Supporting Actor In A Limited Series or TV Movie

Michael Kenneth Williams, The Night Of

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Supporting Actress In A Limited Series or TV Movie

Regina King, American Crime

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy

Angela Bassett – Master of None

The 69th Annual Primetime Emmys hosted by Stephen Colbert are set to air on CBS on Sunday, September 18 in Los Angeles.

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